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, as well, but with torrents of expletives that would make a sailor blush. and for john berman, fake twitter accounts are tonight's "sign of the times." >> loud and clear. >> reporter: the real chuck norris speaks with true delta force. >> sleep tight, sucker. >> reporter: the fake one, with twitter force. there are only two things that can cut diamonds. other diamonds and chuck norris. the real rahm emanuel? or should we say, mayor-elect emanuel hides his famous potty mouth. >> anything in the news you guys want to talk about? >> reporter: but the fake one? happy new year, bleepers. and the other one? mother bleeping coffee, you're all i bleeping need today. there's a fake nick nolte, even a fake darth vader who says, oprah's spoiler tomorrow? i am your father. welcome to twitter where the fake world is especially entertaining. all kinds of fake twitter accounts have popped up. parodies of famous and the not so famous. take jim van dehigh, the executive editor of politico. the real jim has a twitter account. but the fake one, twice as many followers. are you jealous of the fake jim? >> the
of real tweets and fake tweets can be a pain, but they can also be a little funny, too. john berman shows us how. >> loud and clear. >> reporter: the real chuck norris speaks with true delta force. the fake one with twitter force. there are only two things that can cut diamonds, other diamonds and chuck norris. the real rahm emanuel or should we say mayor-elect emanuel hides his famous potty mouth. >> anything in the news you want to talk about? >> reporter: but the fake one, happy new year bleepers. and the other fake one? mother bleeping coffee you're all i bleeping need today. there's a real abe vigoda, he's still alive, by the way. a fake nick nolte, even a fake darth vader who says tomorrow's oprah spoiler -- yes, welcome to the real world of twitter where the fake world is especially entertaining. all kinds of fake twitter accounts have popped up. parodies of famous and the not so famous. take jim vandehei, the exe editor of the political website politico. the real jim has a twitter account but the fake one, twice as many followers. are you jealous of the fake
, perhaps. so, which is it? here's john berman with our report. >> reporter: shut your eyes for a second. that music could be coming from a maestro. now squint. that trick shot from a seasoned pool hall hustler. that painting from an established master. but it turns out they have a combined age, combined, of 20. there's a word for that. prodigy. how good are you at the piano? >> well, i'm okay. >> reporter: just okay? >> i love it. >> reporter: 9-year-old emily bear is better than okay. okay doesn't get you to carnegie hall. so good, her concert was filmed by german tv. okay doesn't get you this. >> one of my favorite things is when i played for the president. >> reporter: of the united states? >> at the white house. he was really nice. >> reporter: emily has been playing since she was just 18 months old. >> it was here. her fiddling didn't sound like a kid. we were getting our kitchen painted and our painters were like, who's playing? they put her in lessons at age 5, and now, she's playing all over the world, and composing, too. who is your favorite composer? >> i like bach. >> reporte
and over. and for john berman, that is a "sign of the times." >> reporter: super bowl xlv. all the seasoned veterans will take their positions. quarterbacks, guards, linebackers. horses, chimps, babies and naked ladies. >> go daddy.com -- >> reporter: because, really, what's a super bowl without them? >> a super bowl ad is the biggest advertising venue in the world. you know, it's like going to the oscars or something. >> reporter: sean brian is the group creative director of mccann worldwide. >> if you want to get in a plane, just see a hint of a woman's thigh because her skirt is just this much too short. >> welcome to the real "mad men." there's no smoking allowed, our personal lives are far less interesting. >> reporter: his trained eye gets to the essence of sweet super bowl ad, like go daddy. oh, look. you see legs. >> coming to set. >> everybody is staring. >> sex sells. >> reporter: that's really hard to understand what that's about. >> reporter: budweiser. oh, the horses. do they make you thirsty? >> i don't know if they make you thirsty but they make you proud to be an american be
viewers and some winners and losers not on the field. here's john berman. >> reporter: the big winner, the packers. >> have won the super bowl. >> reporter: thrilling for their fans today although apparently not thrilling enough for john madden texting, former president bush on a blackberry and ashton kutcher staring into space. but laura bush? winner. she's having fun. and, well, cameron diaz, alex rodriguez and the popcorn. losers, some 400 fans with tickets who couldn't get in because the fire marshal said their seats weren't safe. >> we drove from green bay, wisconsin. >> reporter: another loser, francis scott key. christina aguilera flubbed his "star-spangled banner" singing this twice. ♪ at the twilight's last gleaming at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ >> reporter: with no course of ramparts gallantly streaming. if it's any consolation, michael bolton had trouble with the same line. ♪ the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming ♪ >> reporter: sue sylvester on "glee" after the game. >> i hate you, diane sawyer. >> reporter: you don't want to mess with sawyer or th
. massachusetts senator scott brown. abc's john berman told us what he said. >> reporter: it was the handsome truck-driving former model who shocked the world with his victory in massachusetts. now, a new shock from scott brown, revealing for the first time that he was the victim of sexual abuse. >> he said, "if you tell anybody, i'll kill you. i will make sure that nobody believes you." >> reporter: in an interview with "60 minutes" about his new book, "against all odds," the 51-year-old senator says it happened at summer camp in fourth grade. >> when people find people like me, at that young, vulnerable age who are, basically, lost, the thing that they have over you is they make you believe that no one will believe you. >> reporter: it was part of a harrowing childhood for brown. he told barbara walters about repeated physical abuse. >> it was with my mom's husband. a couple of husbands. having to be the man of the family and come and rescue her and getting knocked around pretty good. >> reporter: but brown had never told anyone about the sexual abuse. >> sexual abuse victims particularly m
've learned that the secret is not what they do, but what, it turn turn s out, they stop. here's john berman. >> reporter: the old joke goes, how do you get to carnegie hall? the answer? practice. there's that, and another word that begins with p. prodigy. emily is 9. playing at carnegie hall isn't even the coolest thing she's done. >> i played for the president. >> reporter: of the united states? >> at the white house. >> reporter: 'em limb's been playing since she was just 18 months old. about the same age when this pool shark started playing. keith. how old are you now? three years old. what do you like to play? >> pool. >> reporter: and if that isn't enough, there's painter kieran. the works in his last collection sold more than than $235,000. he's 8. so, what do these kids have in common? >> we don't know where the talent comes from. >> reporter: the parents after all these kids say they were simply born this way. also, they do practice, a lot. the hardest thing to do, in fact, is getting them to stop. >> but i love doing it. i'm not forced to do it. >> reporter: and the parents are all
, but his influence may be even greater today. here's john berman. >> there is reagan airport, the reagan building, the reagan library. then there is the church of reagan where candidates worship. >> one of my heroes and one of yours, ronald reagan. >> the brilliance of ronald reagan. >> take inspiration from ronald reagan taught us. >> reporter: some democrats have been know to do it too. >> i think ronald reagan changed the trajectory of america. >> everyone tries to grab the reagan mantel because it's one of strong leadership. >> go ahead, make my day. >> of big ideas. >> we must halt the destruction and restore sanity. >> bold strokes. >> mr. gorbachev, tear down this wall. >> reporter: in fact, you might say there is a republican primary, and a reagan primary. who can be the most reagany? >> mitt romney's foreign policy campaign book "no apology" has 11 reagan references. tim pawlenty's "courage to stand" 24 reagans. sarah palin's "america by heart," 33 reagans. only to be narrowly beaten by herself, palin's "going rogue" has 34 reagan references. this isn't even counting a book from
, it is an inspiration to others. john berman, abc news, new york. >>> and still ahead on "world news" -- american children taken by their japanese mothers, we find them in japan, a "world news" investigation. >>> a new question about what's in your cola. >>> and sarah palin's team is ahead. same for venus and serena williams, what does this have to do with faith in america. centrum fills those gaps better. centrum. complete from a to zinc. he needs some gellin'. yeahhhhhhh. gellin' is like having a teeny tiny foot masseuse in your shoe. you like ? nice ! dr. scholl's massaging gel insoles. outrageous comfort, all-day long. i don't always let the worry my pipes might leak compromise what i like to do. i take care with vesicare, because i have better places to visit than just the bathroom. ( announcer ) once-daily vesicare can help control your bladder muscle, and is proven to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of frequent urges and leaks, day and night. if you have certain stomach or glaucoma problems, or trouble emptying your bladder, do not take vesicare. vesicare may cause allergic reaction
about their childhood drama. john berman has more. >> reporter: it was the handsome, truck-driving model, who made history in massachusetts. now, scott brown is saying he was the victim of sexual abuse. >> if you tell anybody, i will kill you. >> he said, if you tell anybody, i'll kill you. i will make sure that nobody believes you. >> reporter: in an interview with "60 minutes" about his new book, "against all odds," the 51-year-old senator says it happened at summer camp in fourth grade. >> when people find people like me, at that young, vulnerable age who are, basically, lost, the thing that they have over you is they make you believe that no one will believe you. >> reporter: it was part of a harrowing childhood for brown. he told barbara walters about repeated physical abuse. >> it was with my mom's husband. a couple of husbands. you know, having to be the man of the family and come and rescue her and getting knocked around pretty good. >> reporter: but brown had never told anyone about the sexual abuse. >> sexual abuse victims in particular male victims often feel intense feelings
is as fierce as the playoffs. >> john berman has a sneak peek of the funniest things that made the cut and i think we are talking about commercials. pi. >> i think so too. >> we are not doing it. >> reporter: at three million dollars a pop for a 30-second spot, the ads better be eye opening or eyebrow raising. that is clearly the philosophy of go daddy. >> go daddy girls coming to set. >> yeah. everybody is staring. >> reporter: audi is going upscale. volkswagen, mysterious. best buy is going odd as in odd couple. justin beer and ozzy osborne. -- bieber and ozzie osborne. sketchers is getting reality star kim kardashian. >> so sorry about last night. >> i don't understand why you didn't call. >> reporter: the old favorites will be back e-trade baby and budweiser clydesdales and career builder kid. wonder what horses and babies and apes have to do with the products? not much. but they sure do grab your attention. >> it's a huge deal to have an ad in the superbowl. it's a great medium from a number standpoint. 100 million people all at one time combined with the people wanting to seek out and
. she is the first of the breed to win the honor. and john berman went one-on-one, with the big winner. >> best in show is the deerhound. >> reporter: she's a tall drink of water. a tall, hairy drink of water. now, she's america's top dog. great scot, you might say. meet hickory, a scottish deerhound. >> here's hickory. a 5-year-old female. >> reporter: it's the first time this breed has ever won best in show here. not exactly a regular sight in america. a bit gangly. meant for hunting. and don't fetch much. but they are the royal dog of scotland. and hickory? well, we're told she's an 85-pound bundle of love. >> she loves unconditional, no matter what. >> reporter: the lanky 5-year-old from virginia prevailed over 2,600 other dogs. 178 other breeds. what does it take to win this show, when all the chips are down? or kibble, at least? >> it sounds funny to say, but they're great athletes. and they have to understand when it's time to step up. >> reporter: they're big-game players? >> absolutely. and they have to be to be at this level. >> reporter: some dogs just don't
should say 111 million were watching. sorry. >> there we go. john berman with the story. ♪ >> one, two three. testing, testing. >> reporter: do you feel like a big deal today? >> yeah. >> reporter: for real? yeah, it was pretty good, huh? >> kind of. >> reporter: what do you -- how does it feel to be in the ad everyone's talking about today? >> well, i mean, it's big. it's huge. >> reporter: it's a big deal. >> yeah. almost everywhere i go in california people are going to want to get my autograph. >> reporter: you think so? have people been asking for your autograph today? >> no. >> reporter: no one? can i get your autograph? >> yeah. >> reporter: you're a pretty big actor. you've done soap operas. what soap operas have you done? >> "young and the restless," that's it. >> reporter: do you watch soap operas? >> no. >> reporter: do you like the stories of soap operas? >> i really like them. >> reporter: can you drive? >> no. >> reporter: if you could drive what kind of car would you drive? >> a volkswagen passat. >> reporter: you are well trained, very well trained. how long did it take
that with all the time and money, there seems to be a pattern to their success. john berman explains. >> reporter: super bowl xlv, while the season veterans take their positions, quarterbacks, guards, linebackers, horses, chimps, babies and naked ladies. >> godaddy.com. >> reporter: because really what's a super bowl without horses, chimps and naked ladies? >> super bowl ad is the biggest venue in the world. it's like going to the oscars or something. >> reporter: sean brian is the group creative director for mccann worldwide, a modern day mad man, but shorter. >> if you want to get on a plane to see just the hint of a woman's thigh because her skirt is just this much too short. >> welcome to the real mad men. a little shlumpier, no smoking allowed. >> reporter: he get to the essence of a super bowl ad. like go daddy. >> go daddy girls coming to set. >> everybody is staring. >> sex sells. that's hard to get. that's really hard to understand what that's about. >> reporter: budweiser. >> oh, the horses. >> reporter: do clydesdales make you thirsty? >> i don't know if they make you thir
fans are expected to tune in. for competition is always fierce come play off time of the john berman is here with a sneak peek of the funniest that did make the cut. >> we are not doing it. >> reporter: at three million dollars a pop for a 30-second spot, the ads better be eye opening or eyebrow raising. that's clearly the philosophy of go daddy. >> go daddy girl is coming to set. >> everybody is. >> reporter: audi going upscale. volkswagen, mysterious. best buy is going odd as in odd couple. justin beer and ozzy os bash -- beer and ozzy osborne. or kim kardashian for sketchers. >> sorry about last night. >> i don't understand why you didn't call. >> reporter: the old favorites will be back, the e-trade baby and budweiser clydesdales and career builder tips. wonder what they have to do with the product? not much. but they sure do grab are attention. >> it's huge deal to have an ad in the superbowl. it's a grade medium-- a great medium from a number standpoint 100 million people combining those watching to watch the commercial. we find there's really nothing more effective. >> reporte
to others. john berman, abc news, new york. >>> three priests in philadelphia have now been suspended while the archdiocese there investigates claims of sexual abuse against them. the priests are accused of having inappropriate contact with children. the suspensions come just a week after a grand jury report charged the city's church officials with covering up clergy sex abuse. more than 30 other complaints against priests on the job are also being reopened. >>> a consumer watchdog group is calling on the fda to ban the coloring used in certain soft drinks, saying it can cause cancer. the group says coloring in some colas contains a carcinogen. but the beverage industry denies that the coloring is harmful. >>> and it looks like you can shave a little time off your routine workout. a new study finds stretching before exercise does not prevent injury. but people already in the habit of stretching might want to keep doing it. their injury rates jumped 40% when they stopped stretching. >>> scientists may be a step closer to finding a cure for baldness. researchers at ucla accidentally stumbled
as a child. it was something he kept secret from even his closest family members. and john berman has more on this. >> reporter: good morning, robin. scott brown kept this secret for more than 40 years. but someone close to brown told me in writing a new book he decided it was time to open up about everything. even while he was electrifying the political world with his stunning victory in massachusetts, scott brown had a secret. he was a survivor of sexual abuse. >> he said, if you tell anybody, you know, i'll kill you. i will make sure that no one believes you. >> reporter: it was a camp counselor. in an interview with "60 minutes" about his new book, "against all odds," the 51-year-old senator said it happened at a religious camp in fourth grade during a visit to the infirmary. in book excerpts, reported by "the boston globe," brown said, i was standing there with my pants down. and he came right up next to me and asked me if i need help. and then, he reached down his hand. >> when people find people like me at that young vulnerable age who are basically lost the
jean baby." >> no way. >> john berman is here with all the latest on that as we say good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. >>> also, this morning, lindsay lohan is in trouble this morning, facing new legal problems. she may be charged with grand theft. accused of stealing an expensive necklace. we'll have that story. >>> and it wasn't just super bowl, but super sunday for robin roberts with the honor. >> number 21 in the program and number 1 in your heart. >> there it is. up to the rafters. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> that's so sweet. and it was on my mother's 87th birthday. >> ahh. >> i guess you don't have to do this "around the watercooler" now. >> we got to switch gears now. >>> to the new controversy swirling around amanda knox. of course, he was the american student convicted in the murder of her roommate in italy. now, a movie is being made that outraged the victim's family. and amanda's family is trying to stop it from airing. >> reporter: hey, george, amanda's lawyers are midway through the murder ruling. all of the hearings in ital
victims of abuse. john berman has the story. >> reporter: it was the handsome truck-driving former model who shocked the world with his victory in massachusetts. now, a new shock from scott brown. revealing for the first time that he was the victim of sexual abuse. >> he said, if you tell anybody, you know, i'll kill you. i will make sure no one believes you. >> reporter: in an interview with "60 minutes" about his new book "against all odds" the 5 # 1-year-old senator says it happened at summer camp in fourth grade. >> when people find people like me at that young, vulnerable age who are basically lost, the thing they have over you is they make you believe that no one will believe you. >> reporter: it was part of the harrowing childhood for brown. he told barbara walters about repeated physical abuse. >> it was with my mom's husband -- a couple of husbands, you know, having to be the man of the family and come and rescue her and get knocked around pretty good. >> reporter: brown had never told anyone about the sexual abuse. >> sexual assaults and sexual abuse victims, in particular male
the commercials and john berman has a preview of what we can expect to see between the plays on game night. >> we are not doing it. >> reporter: at $3 million a pop for a 30-second pop, the ads better be eye-opening or eyebrow raising. that's clearly the philosophy of go daddy. ♪ >> go daddy girls coming to set. >> everybody is staring. >> reporter: audi is going upscale. volkswagen, mysterious. best buy is going odd as in odd couple. justin bieber and ozzy osbourne. skechers is getting real, or at least reality star kim kardashian. >> so, yeah, sorry about last night. >> i just don't understand why you didn't call. >> reporter: all of the old favorites will be back. the e-trade baby, the budweiser clydesdale and career builder chimps. you wonder what horses, babies and apes have to do with those products? not much. but they sure do grab your attention. >> it's still a huge deal to have an ad in the super bowl. it's a great medium. from just a numbers standpoint. 100 million at one time with all of those people seeking out, wanting to watch a commercial. there's nothing more effective. >> repor
now, george. >>> now, back to the blizzard. so many people fatigued, frustrated. not our john berman, who is outside with more on this. >> reporter: good morning, robin. very good morning, i should say. we ran out of superlatives to describe this weather a long time ago. now, we're running out of patience. the snow and ice and wind have broken all kinds of records. but more importantly, it all night have finally broken our will. >> i want to move to florida soon. this is ridiculous. >> reporter: what do we hate about it? well, what don't we? there is transportation treachery. >> you have crazy drivers, trying to get out of the parking lot. >> i hate clearing my car off. >> i don't know how i'm going to get back home. >> reporter: creature discomfort. >> the confinement. >> the wind is the worst. >> reporter: and just plain trouble. >> trying to keep everything clean. >> kicking off the boots. got to lace up. >> it's ridiculous. >> it just stays here. >> people that don't clean off the top of their cars. >> buses can't get by. >> there's no sidewalk to walk on. >> very bad. >> huge sn
an extreme sport. john berman got the details in this "world news now" conversation. ♪ >> reporter: chuck patterson, thank you for so much for joining us. where are you talking to us from? it looks like a surf shop? >> i'm talking to you from my office in california. >> reporter: i know you like to ski on snow in mountains but a video that's been passed around the that has you skiing not on mountains at all, but on waves. >> yes. it's kind of a combination with toe surfing and big waves and snow skiing and it's something that we've been kind of working on for quite some time. and a couple of skiers last year took it to a new level. and i kind of took it from there. >> reporter: how does it work? walk us through it. >> basically the ski we have are custom made. we put ski bindings on there. we also use ski boots. you need kind of the real stiffness of boots and the bindings to be able to torque these turns, you know, a little more freely. and then once you have all of your equipment dialled out, then you need use of a pwc, you know, basically a jet ski. the important thing with wave skiing
be the future. i'm john berman in new york. >> oh, what a future it will be. look at us. >> maybe someone will notice us now. >> surely someone's watching. >> we're on youtube. >> in case you wonder what the most watched youtube, more than 463 million views for justin bieber's video "baby". >> who started it? three ex-paypal employees. thank you, guys. you keep us entertained at work. if your racing thoughts keep you awake... sleep is here, on the wings of lunesta. and if you wake up often in the middle of the night... rest is here, on the wings of lunesta. lunesta helps you fall asleep and stay asleep, so you can wake up feeling rested. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions, such as tongue or thr
in the country are fatigueed and frustrated with the weather is not surprising. abc's john berman gives us a rundown on the winter woes. >> reporter: the ice and wind has broken all kinds of records but it all might have finally broken our will. >> i am going move to florida soon. this is ridiculous. >> reporter: what do we hate about it? well, what don't we? there is transportation treachery. >> crazy drivers trying to park. >> i hate clearing the car off. >> it was delayed and i don't know how i will get back home. >> reporter: discomfort. >> confinement. >> the wind is the worst. >> not being able to see the. >> its bite roaring and trouble. >> trying to keep everything clean. >> the snow is ridiculous -- the snow is ridiculous. >> people that don't clean off the top of the cars. >> buses condition get by. >> walking to school every day is frustrating. >> there's no sidewalk. >> very cold. >> huge snow banks to step over. i wish they would move all the snow before more snowfalls. >> reporter: on facebook we asked what bugs you most about this winter. we got hundreds and hundreds of resp
but the important thing to remember is they are also kids. john berman, abc news, rockford, illinois. >> that's amazing. >> got to keep them playing that's one of the great things. actually it's one of the main crit sismtion of tiger woods he was a golf prodigy -- criticisms of tiger woods, he was a golf prodigy and one of the criticisms of his dad is that's all he did. did you like the mouse? >> i did. i think that piano playing at 18 months sin credible. >> yes. >> pool playing at 3 is a great barroom trick. >> sure -- trick? >> sure is. >>> the academy awards are a few days away. and you may think about the legends that have taken home oscars. >> have you considered the silver screen stars who never won? we will take a look back at five of the top actresses who havenever given the acceptance speech. [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. call now and you'll get this special bonus: $100 back. there's no term contract requir
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